Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


It was quite evident that "my niece" was a young person of whims.

I have ruined my life to satisfy one of your whims; surely that ought to suffice.

It takes on the color of any composer's ideas, and submits like a slave to the whims of any virtuoso.

This was decidedly interesting, since it resembled her own whims.

Even if you are a prince, the world cannot always run just to suit your whims.

To be sure, Belle refused to ride a horse; but then Belle was a woman and women had whims.

They could not understand that big men are sometimes actuated by whims.

But big men are cautious about letting the world know their whims.

Unhappily I am not a Greek woman, pliant to the whims of artists and voluptuaries.

Those young lives must not be overshadowed by a sick man's whims.